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Installation key

By lucian1960 ·
Is there a way to change the installation key ?
WIndows Update says I have a wrong installation key !!!

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by saihib In reply to Installation key

This should work.

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by dmiles In reply to Installation key

To change the product ID

Log in as the local Administrator
Click Start > Run > and type in Regedit
Browse to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\wpaevents

In the right pane, right-click OOBETimer, and then click Modify
Change at least one digit of this value to deactivate Windows
Click OK and close regedit
Click Start > Run and type in: "%systemroot%\system32\oobe\msoobe.exe /a"
Click Yes, I want to telephone a customer service representative toactivate Windows, and then click Next
Click Change Product Key (at the bottom)
Enter your valid Corporate Product Key
Press Update and close the window.
If you are returned to the previous window, click Remind me later
Restart your computer

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by rdc In reply to Installation key

go to
Answer security warning with NO !!!
go to second half of the page
you need a crack crack

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by TheChas In reply to Installation key

One of the 'features' of Windows XP service pack 1 is a detailed check for a valid Windows License.

There are a number of license keys that have been identified as being distributed falsely.

If you have a bootleg version of XP, you will need to purchase an actual license, and update the product key and activation.

If you have a valid copy of XP, then you should contact Microsoft, and have them assist you in correcting the problem.

Remember, you can only install and activate XP on ONE PC per licensed copy.


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by wlbowers In reply to Installation key

Someone posted a KeyGenerator on the web for Windows XP. A lot of people downloaded this and enjoyed the wonders of XP for free.

To counter act this as The Chas has stated Microsoft in a update disabled the Key numbers that they feel were invalid.

If your ID was valid you can contact Microsoft and they will fix the problem. If it wasn't valid Good Luck.


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by ACSTech01 In reply to Installation key

You can use one of the XP Key Generators (please use
only if this is a legal copy!), but scan them thoroughly
with an antivirus program, some of them are virus-

Also, Microsoft should be able to help you out.

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